Let’s talk about kitchen renovations! Homeowners choose to renovate their kitchens for a variety of reasons. Sometimes, it’s because the kitchen is just old, and the cabinets are falling apart, and the appliances no longer work as they should. Other times, the kitchen has a less-than-ideal layout or not enough storage or countertop space for the family’s needs. In still other circumstances, the kitchen is simply outdated or not the style that the homeowners prefer. All of these are valid reasons for a kitchen renovation—especially considering kitchen remodels tend to have a good return on investment. According to multiple studies, you can expect to recoup 80-90% of the renovation cost when you go to sell your home!
If you are doing a major overhaul of your kitchen—changing the layout and moving appliances around—you want to make sure you work with an experienced general contractor. Major kitchen renovations involve a lot of different professionals, including plumbers, electricians, cabinet makers, countertop and tile experts, and more. You need a general contractor who can manage all of them and make sure they do their jobs well and on schedule.
When it comes to the design of your new kitchen, you have multiple options. You can work with an architect, a kitchen designer, or you can work with a general contractor like Scott McKee Construction that has extensive experience with kitchen design and kitchen renovations. The advantage of working with us for kitchen design is that we can provide you with design solutions based on our experience actually building custom kitchens. We can help with every detail—from overall layout to tile selection and everything in between!
Since a kitchen is one of the most-used rooms in a home, you want to make sure that the appliances, cabinets, countertops, and fixtures are high quality and durable! Inexpensive materials might look good initially, but they start to show wear very shortly. For example, cabinets made from MDF (an inexpensive engineered wood product made from sawdust and wood shavings) can warp or swell when exposed to moisture. Certain countertop materials can scratch or stain easily, and there are some brands of appliances that are known to have problems (always right after the warranty period expires, of course). The team at Scott McKee Construction can help you select materials, fixtures, and appliances that will serve you and your family well for many years! Scott McKee Construction has helped many families with their kitchen renovations in Long Beach, Rossmoor, and the surrounding areas, and we can help you too! Contact us today to schedule an appointment where we can go over what you are looking to accomplish with your kitchen renovation.